Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chaitophorus longisetosus

Chaitophorus longisetosus Szelegiewicz, 1959

on Populus, Salix


Apterae 1-2 mm, elongate oval, blackish-brown including siphunculi, with antennae and legs also mainly dark. In small colonies at the undersides of the leaves, especially those spun together by other insects; not attended by ants.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Populus alba.

Found by Wieczorek & Osiadacz also on Salix purpurea, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Szelegiewicz (1961a), Wieczorek & Osiadacz (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2019